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Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
Write-in votes determine township spot
Woman who stole squad car pleads guilty
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Engfer-Triebenbach takes over Osakis golf programs
Vikings finalize deal with WR Thielen
Three Chargers named All-LEC in girls basketball
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
Daniel O. Reese
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
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On The Street
March 14, 2017
Homeowner charged with arson after fire destroys Ottertail home
OTTERTAIL, Minn. — Fire heavily damaged a home here Saturday night, March 11, resulting in officials calling it a complete loss, an Otter...
March 14, 2017 - 8:26am
March 7, 2017
Update: Police seek tips for burglaries at Fat Daddy's, Garden Center
Alexandria police continue to investigate a report of cash and other items being stolen from Garden Center Lanes and Fat Daddy’s Bar and Grill...
March 7, 2017 - 1:50pm
February 16, 2017
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Feb. 15
Suspicious vehicle, comp reported a vehicle with three occupants were parked behind his vehicle. Occupants spoken, there were using the wireless...
February 16, 2017 - 1:09pm
February 15, 2017
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Feb. 14
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Tuesday, Feb. 14 Personal injury accident, one person was taken to Douglas County Hospital with non-life threatening...
February 15, 2017 - 3:32pm
Fergus Falls inmate who escaped Tuesday still on the loose
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- The Fergus Falls Police Department and the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office are still looking for an inmate who left...
February 15, 2017 - 3:18pm
February 14, 2017
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, Feb. 13
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Monday, Feb. 13 Personal injury accident, driver lost control and slid into ditch, striking a tree. Person...
February 14, 2017 - 11:27am
February 13, 2017
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Feb 10 - Sunday, Feb. 12
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Friday, Feb. 10 Suspicious activity, comp reported people coming on his property at night and taking old junk....
February 13, 2017 - 11:23am
February 10, 2017
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Feb. 9
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Thursday, Feb. 9 Attempted fraud/scam, comp wanted to talk to an officer regarding the “grandson in jail”...
February 10, 2017 - 12:28pm
February 9, 2017
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Feb. 8
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Wednesday, Feb. 8 Utility company call, comp was driving by and heard a loud jet engine sound, called company and was told that typically happens when a main valve freezes, technician in route, Alex. School bus violation, stop arm violation, driver...
February 9, 2017 - 12:08pm
February 8, 2017
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, Feb. 6 and Tuesday, Feb. 7
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Monday, Feb. 6 Public assist, comp received call from alarm company about low temperature at a residence. House was secure and comp was advised of findings, Alexandria. Vehicle in ditch. An unoccupied vehicle, which was not a hazard, was found near...
February 8, 2017 - 3:45pm
January 25, 2017
Update: Arrest made after standoff
Local law enforcement, including the Douglas County SWAT Team, were called to a home on Runestone Drive in east Alexandria around 8 p.m. Tuesday...
January 25, 2017 - 4:17pm
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Nov. 25
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Wednesday, Nov. 23 Property damage accident, pickup pulling a U-Haul, Intersate 94, mile marker 103. Vehicle...
November 25, 2016 - 3:07pm
November 8, 2016
Man drove other people's cars while drunk, charges say
DONNELLY, Minn. -- Law enforcement officials learned a Stevens County man was driving under the influence when he drove two different cars he mistakenly thought he owned, a complaint filed in Stevens County District Court alleges. John Robert Bristle, 72, of Donnelly, drove another...
November 8, 2016 - 6:48pm
Updated: Victim, suspect identified in Wadena shooting
By Forum News Service WADENA, MINN -- Authorities have identified a female victim and a suspect in a fatal shooting after a man led authorities on a chase through Wadena and Otter Tail Counties on Monday, Nov. 7. Around 2:30 p.m. Monday, the sheriff's office was called to the 300...
November 8, 2016 - 7:37am
October 10, 2016
1 arrested after stabbings at Mall of America
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Police arrested a 33-year-old Richfield man Sunday evening for allegedly stabbing two people at the Mall of America.A fight broke out about 5:30 p.m. Sunday on the third level of the mall’s east side. Two men were stabbed. The fight was among a group of people...
October 10, 2016 - 1:22pm